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Fine art Oil Paintings by Jo Ridge Kelley Fine Art Originals – Oil Paintings by Jo Ridge Kelley Mountain Made art gallery welcomes Jo Ridge Kelley as its featured artist for the summer of 2016. The gallery will be hosting a series of artist demonstrations given by Ms. Kelley from June until November 2016. Ms. Kelley is […]
MOUNTAIN MADE will be hosting a live demonstration of the art of “Sgraffito” with Illustrator Kimberly Powell Anderson. Sgraffito is a very old art form which has been used throughout Europe since classical times. According to Wiktionary it is, ”A technique in ceramics, art and wall design, where the top layer of pigment or slip is […]
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What are Pochoir Paintings? Pochoir painting (po-shwah) is stencil-based printing or art technique has been in use for centuries. “And while the word ‘stencil’ often conjures an image of bold outlines and singular colors, it is from an old French word meaning ‘to sparkle’ – quite a different image.” “Dating from the fifteenth century, pochoir became highly favored […]
Cherokee Leaf Pounding Quilts Among Asheville artists, Bonnie Lucas is a well-known master quilter. In 2014, Bonnie was selected as a semifinalist among 405 other contestants in the American Quilter’s Society QuiltWeek,. The American Quilter’s Society’s quilter’s contest is now in its 31th year. While Bonnie uses many different techniques in her quilted pieces, one of […]
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“If you want to photograph nature just head out, sit down and it will come to you.” ~ Bill Thomas, photojournalist Long time Mountain Made artist and nature photographer, Bob Grytten, recently brought in one of his framed nature prints, “Storm Passing”.
“Are you part of a non-profit or some other Asheville art organization or group?” NOTE: Here at the gallery, we frequently get questions about who we are and why we do things the way that we do. This blog post is just one of a series of answers to these commonly …Read More »
Asheville Glass blower Asheville Glass blower, Jason Probstein is a lampworker and scientific glass blower who lives here in Asheville, North Carolina. He uses Corning Pyrex glass tubing and rods to create his wonderful artwork. He uses a 3000 degree torch to heat and shape his glass art into strong and very durable pieces …Read More »
Simplify Gift Giving Unique Holiday & Christmas Gifts from Mountain Made Art Gallery … How to simplify gift giving? The other week two women were shopping in our store, when the one with dark hair called out to the other and asked, “What do I have to look for again?” …Read More »
Handcrafted Silver Jewelry Silversmith and jewelry designer Candy Emerson says, “Handcrafting jewelry makes me smile! Look at the titles of career self-help books and the message is to follow your passion, do what you love and determine the color of your parachute. So, I moved to the beautiful Asheville, NC …Read More »
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Bio/Artist Statement As Asheville’s only scientific glassblower Jason Probstein is nationally known for creating beautiful yet strong and durable glass artwork such as Christmas ornaments, goblets and vases. He received a degree in scientific glassblowing from Salem Community College and has studied Venetian glass techniques at the Penland School of Crafts. Recognized …Read More »